PDP MLA Ashraf Mir fires AK-47 to celebrate his victory over Omar Abdullah
PDP MLA Ashraf Mir fires AK-47 to celebrate his victory over Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: A video purportedly showing Peoples Democratic Party MLA Ashraf Mir firing several rounds from an AK-47 assault rifle to celebrate his victory against National Conference leader Omar Abdullah from Sonawar Assembly seat in Jammu and Kashmir has surfaced on Friday.

J&K polls: PDP MLA Ashraf Mir fires AK-47 to celebrate victory

PDP MLA Ashraf Mir fires AK47 to celebrate his win over Omar Abdullah in J&K Assembly polls.

Kalashnikov applies to register AK-47 trademark

The Russian manufacturer of Kalashnikov assault rifles has applied to register a word trademark of the world's best-known weapon, the AK-47, including for toys, media here reported on Thursday citing court documents.

DNA analysis of Robert Vadra-DLF land deal's missing pages

The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.
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54 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny: Lawyer

A Nigerian court martial on Wednesday sentenced to death 54 soldiers convicted of mutiny after they allegedly refused to deploy for an operation against Boko Haram Islamists in the northeast, their lawyer said.

Kingpin of AK-47 replicating gang arrested in Bihar

 The kingpin of a gang that earned fame among anti-socials for replicating AK-47 rifles besides manufacturing highly sophisticated pistols was arrested on Wednesday.

Policeman behind Hyderabad shootout arrested

A constable who opened fire from a stolen AK-47 on a top executive of a pharma company here on Wednesday has been arrested, police said.

J&K: PDP MLA Javid Mustafa Mir criticised for posing with AK-47

Jammu and Kashmir: PDP MLA Javid Mustafa Mir's photo on his Facebook account attracts criticism as he is seen posing with AK-47 in his hand while wearing an Army bullet proof jacket.

NC leader Nasir Aslam Wani's son poses with gun, party defends

Stirring yet another controversy for senior National Conference (NC) leader Nasir Aslam Wani, pictures of his son brandishing an AK-47 gun in the valley have reportedly gone viral.

LeT recruitment module busted, eight held in Kashmir

Security forces Sunday busted a recruitment module of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir, and arrested eight members, police said.

ISIS recruiting, brainwashing kids to use as suicide bombers

Schoolchildren are being 'brainwashed' into becoming suicide bombers for Islamist militants after being kidnapped in Iraq and Syria.

US sanctions against Russia cause spike in sale of AK-47

The sanctions imposed on the maker of AK-47 by the US Treasury Department last week has caused a spike in sale of the popular assault rifle in the country, media reports said Friday.

Suspected militants fire at Army team in Baramulla

Security forces on Saturday recovered an AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition after suspected militants opened fire on a Road Opening Party (ROP) in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

Two Maoist guerrillas arrested in Jharkhand

Two Maoist guerrillas were arrested and a huge cache of arms was recovered from separate places in Jharkhand Monday, police said.

Army looking for gear to protect troops from AK-47 bullets

For providing its personnel protection against the lethal bullets of rifles such as AK-47, the Indian Army has issued tenders to procure around two lakh bullet-proof jackets and helmets for its troops deployed in counter-insurgency operations.

Nine held, huge amount of ganja, arms recovered in Bengal

Nine people were arrested and ganja worth over Rs.5 crore, besides arms and ammunition including an AK 47 rifle, were seized in West Bengal`s Darjeeling district, police said Thursday.

AK-47 developer Mikhail Kalashnikov hospitalised

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the 94-year old developer of the AK-47 assault rifle, the world`s most widely used firearm, has been admitted to intensive care, officials said on Monday.

30 Al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

At least 30 Al Shabaab militants were killed by joint Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and Somalia National Army (SNA) near the Kenyan border Saturday, Kenya`s military officials said.

Retired army jawan arrested for carrying live cartridges

An retired army jawan was Monday arrested for carrying 55 live cartridges at Tatanagar Railway station here, police said.